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New Dell netbooks to use Ubuntu Light

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 10 Oct 2010 20:34 User comments (4)

New Dell netbooks to use Ubuntu Light According to a new DigiTimes report, the Canonical distribution of Ubuntu Light will begin shipping with new Dell netbooks within the month.
Dell's optimized netbook running Ubuntu 10.10 is said to be able to boot in 7 seconds flat.

The computer giant is currently the top seller of PCs with Ubuntu, beating out all other major manufacturers.

As pictured, Ubuntu Light uses a "Unity" interface giving quick access to Web browsing, music, games, chat, multimedia, and productivity applications.

The operating system has an integrated music store giving users a chance to download music and stream it to their Android or iOS device.

Better yet, any netbook featuring the operating system will retail for cheaper than a Windows counterpart due to lack of licensing payments.

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4 user comments

110.10.2010 21:09

Looking good, I need to read up a little more on this "ubuntu light" maybe I can get it to work on my old netbook.

210.10.2010 21:26

I'm glad that linux is making a strive in making market share, but also at the same time hoping that Ubuntu wasn't the choice of pick.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 11 Oct 2010 @ 14:55

311.10.2010 6:20

Why is that gryph?

411.10.2010 14:55

Originally posted by KSib:
Why is that gryph?
Because I despise Ubuntu.

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